Who Is Jenna Bandy? Her Career, Boyfriend, Family Background, & More

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Who Is Jenna Bandy? Her Career, Boyfriend, Family Background, & More
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Jenna Bandy is a basketball coach and a social media personality. She is basically famous for her social media videos that show her exceptional footballing/basketballing skills. She became an internet sensation back when her video of throwing a football 50 yards in a perfect spiral went viral. She has collaborated with celebrities like RiceGum, basketball star Steph Curry, Josh Horton, and Marcelas Howard for her YouTube videos. She also often features strangers and police officers in her challenge videos.

In addition to all the aforesaid features, there lies more to know about the former college champion Jenna Bandy. Let’s see if Bandy is dating anyone in 2023.

Profile Summary of Jenna Bandy

Full NameJenna Bandy
FatherJohn Bandy
MotherSheryl Bandy
Siblings3 (Jace, Gia, and Jett)
Date of BirthSeptember 29, 1992
Age30 years (as of June 2023)
Height1.72m (5′ 8″)
Marital StatusUnmarried

Jenna Bandy Is A Sister Of A Notable MLB Star 

Jenna, born, September 29, 1992, in Thousand Oaks, California, is the daughter of Sheryl Bandy and John Bandy. She is of German and Ashkenazic descent. Regarding her siblings, Jenna has a twin sibling named Jace, a sister, Gia, and a brother, Jett.

Jenna Bandy is the sister of Jett Bandy, an MLB player
Former collegiate basketball female player, Jenna Bandy

The latter is a professional baseball catcher. He formerly played in Major League Baseball for teams like the Los Angeles Angels and Milwaukee Brewers.

Jenna Bandy Started Playing Sports As Early As Four  

Bandy, started playing baseball at the tender age of four in Conejo Valley Little League. Her brother Jett would teach her everything about sports. Jenna also used to play softball (was a shortstop) and basketball during her school days.

As a child, she also hoped of becoming a sideline sports reporter. Jenna studied at Thousand Oaks High School.

She Was A High School Prodigy

At Thousand Oaks, Bandy was a varsity starter in all four seasons for their female Basketball team, the Lancers. She was a two-time’s All-County and All-Conference first-team selection and was team MVP and Best Offensive Player averaging 12.0 points, 7.1 rebounds 2.8 assists, and 2.4 steals per game her junior season.

She, unfortunately, tore her right ACL, before her senior year in high school. Due to this Bandy would miss her entire senior year.

Eventually, she graduated high school in 2010. After that, she attended California State University, Monterey Bay, class of 2015.

Jenna Bandy College Stats 

At CSU, Jenna played collegiate basketball for the Monterey Bay Otters. During her first year as a college athlete, she played at least 20 minutes in seven games for the Otters.

She, however, suffered a knee injury at San Francisco State during the game later the same year on the first of December 2010. Bandy still finished the match.

In high school, Jenna Bandy was two–time All-County and All-Conference first-team selection and was team MVP and Best Offensive Player.
Jenna Bandy, while in college, played as a shooting guard for the California State University

Also in the same campaign, the Conejo Valley-born athlete saw action in 23 games. In that edition of college basketball, she hit her first collegiate 3–pointer and played a season-high 18 minutes in a win over Hawaii Pacific on November 16, 2010.

The Otters’ no 21 also scored a season-high seven points from Montana State–Billings on November 20. She additionally provided two assists on three different events. Bandy also recorded a season-best four rebounds in a win over Cal State San Bernardino on January 29.

Jenna Bandy Stopped Playing Professionally After College

In college, Jenna pursued a degree in communication and media examines. She majored in communications with a focus on journalism and media studies as well as human communications.

After graduating from college, she became production assistant at the ESPYs for the Special Olympics.
Jenna Bandy tore her ACL in both legs due to which she had to quit her basketball career

While still in college, she once admitted to becoming a broadcaster and sports reporter in the future. After college and owing to injuries, the White Mamba, however, worked as a production assistant at the ESPYs and for the Special Olympics.

How Did She Start Her Coaching Career?

In the process of being an assistant, an old friend approached Jenna and asked her to help assist him in coaching. He was working for the girls’ program at a nearby high school. Jenna eventually became the JB head coach and her friend’s varsity assistant for two years.

Her mentoring career began in April 2017 when she accepted the head coaching position for the girls’ basketball staff at Calabasas High School. Shortly after, she created the Basketball Beauties All-League club in 2017.

She currently runs her own basketball/softball lessons at the Greater Los Angeles Area and in the meantime also serves as an assistant coach to Moorpark College.

Does Jenna Bandy Have A Boyfriend?

While Bandy shares just about every little detail inside the court, her life apart from sports remains a mystery; especially when it is to her romantic aspects. She very well might have had a few partners or two in the past, yet none of them are in any narration whatsoever.

However, in July 2021, Jenna posted a photo of herself posing with a basketball and seemingly calling it her hubby, @siqbasketball. One could say, so far that’s the only time she’s ever come close to mentioning anything about her love life or significant other.

Jenna hasn't mentioned anything about her boyfriend or if she is married.
In July 2021, Jenna Bandy shared a picture of herself taken alongside a basketball which she referred to as her husband.


Though, apparently, she was talking about the ball and not the real-life partner. Thus, at least as of 2022, she is neither dating a boyfriend nor married to a husband.

Other Facts

  • Jenna has also played against former Indiana State University student, Deja Mattox.
  • Her father actually coached Tom Cruise, the actor, on how to flip bottles up and make the drinks in the movie Cocktail.
  • In 2015, Bandy helped the Chargers reach the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship game.
  • For guiding Agoura’s junior varsity squad in the 2015-16 season, Jenna won the league’s coach of the year
  • She also coached at the late Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Academy.
  • Some of Jenna Bandy’s favorites include A Time to Kill (movie), Chopped (tv show), Sushi (food), the song, I Need It by Johnny Balik, Hawaii (dream destination), and Milwaukee Brewers (team).


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